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U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (Texas) Receives 2018 Congressional Public Health Leadership Award

As the Chair and Founder of the House Affordable Prescription Drug Pricing Task Force, Representative Doggett is committed to bringing more oversight and transparency to drug pricing and supporting legislative and administrative solutions so that more families can afford the medicine they need. In addition, he has sponsored and co-sponsored scores of bills on issues ranging from the Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Reauthorization Act that amends the Public Health Service Act to ensure the review of the state of science of using adult stem cells to develop new therapies, to the Advancing Hope Act, that amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to focus on rare pediatric disease medications.

U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett receives the COA Congressional Health Leadership Award from CAPT Karen Munoz, USPHS

Award Recipients

2018: U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (Texas)

2017: U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (Maryland)

2016: U.S. Senators Chris Coons (Delaware) and Johnny Isakson (Georgia)

2015: U.S. Representatives Rob Wittman (Virginia) and Gene Green (Texas)

2014: U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (Illinois)

This award was established by the Commissioned Officers Association, a non-profit organization which represents the U.S. Surgeon General and the thousands of active duty and retired officers of the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service.

Call for Nominations

Nominations are due December 31. Submit nominations online via SurveyMonkey.